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File #: 19-1231   
Type: Report to Council Status: Passed
Meeting Body: City Council
On agenda: 12/3/2019
Title: Ratify Appointment of Councilmember Nancy Smith to the League of California Cities Policy Committee on Housing, Community and Economic Development for the 2019/20 Term; Ratify Appointment of Vice Mayor Russ Melton to the League of California Cities Policy Committee on Revenue and Taxation for the 2019/20 Term
Attachments: 1. LCC-HCED-SMITH, 2. LCC-RTC-MELTON, 3. 2020-Policy-Committee-Schedule
REPORT TO COUNCIL

SUBJECT
Title
Ratify Appointment of Councilmember Nancy Smith to the League of California Cities Policy Committee on Housing, Community and Economic Development for the 2019/20 Term; Ratify Appointment of Vice Mayor Russ Melton to the League of California Cities Policy Committee on Revenue and Taxation for the 2019/20 Term

Report
BACKGROUND
The League of California Cities (the "League") has seven policy committees, on which city officials serve to establish League policy. The committees meet four times each year, typically in January, March, June and at the Annual Conference. City officials can receive appointments to serve on a League policy committee in four different ways, one of which is by Division appointment. Each of the League's 16 Divisions has two appointments to each of the League's seven policy committees. Sunnyvale is part of the League's Peninsula Division.

EXISTING POLICY
Council Policy 7.4.12, Council Appointments to Intergovernmental Agencies

For appointments made by outside bodies (for example, the Cities Association or the League of California Cities), the City Council must ratify the appointment of a Councilmember as part of a noticed agenda item at a regular meeting. No further Council ratification is needed for subcommittee appointments if the appointing committee assignment has already been ratified by Council.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW
The action being considered does not constitute a "project" with the meaning of the California Environmental Quality Act ("CEQA") pursuant to CEQA Guidelines section 15378 (b) (5) in that it is a governmental organizational or administrative activity that will not result in direct or indirect changes in the environment.

DISCUSSION
The League's Peninsula Division has appointed Councilmember Nancy Smith to the Housing, Community and Economic Development Policy Committee for the 2019/20 term.

They have also appointed Vice Mayor Russ Melton to the Revenue and Taxation Policy Committee for th...

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